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Author Szelangiewicz, Tadeusz
Affiliation Maritime University of Szczecin, Faculty of Navigation 1–2 Wały Chrobrego St., 70-500 Szczecin, Poland
E-mail tadeusz.szelangiewicz@zut.edu.pl
Author Żelazny, Katarzyna
Affiliation Maritime University of Szczecin, Faculty of Navigation 1–2 Wały Chrobrego St., 70-500 Szczecin, Poland
E-mail katarzyna.zelazny@zut.edu.pl
ISSN printed 1733-8670
URI https://repository.am.szczecin.pl/handle/123456789/2627
Abstract In this paper, an experimental model has been developed to study an unmanned ship. Two aft azimuthal propellers and two bow tunnel thrusters were used to propel the ship. In order to develop algorithms and a computer program to control the model, it is necessary to determine the hydrodynamic characteristics of the propellers installed in the model. The propellers are very small; therefore it is impossible to use approximate methods of calculating the thrust of the ship’s propellers. The characteristics of the thrust of the propellers installed in the model were measured experimentally. This paper has given a description of the test stand and the results of the measurement of the thrust forces of the propellers installed in the model of an unmanned ship.
Pages 136-141
Publisher Scientific Journals Maritime University of Szczecin, Zeszyty Naukowe Akademia Morska w Szczecinie
Keywords experimental model of an unmanned ship
Keywords propulsion system
Keywords hydrodynamic characteristics of propellers
Keywords azimuthal propeller
Keywords tunnel thruster
Keywords measurements of propeller characteristics
Title Hydrodynamic characteristics of the propulsion thrusters of an unmanned ship model
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ISSN on-line 2392-0378
Language English
Funding No data
Figures 8
Tables 1
DOI 10.17402/428
Published 2020-06-29
Accepted 2020-04-08
Recieved 2019-11-25


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